kolasis: correctionOriginal Word: κόλασις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (kol'-as-is)
Short Definition: chastisement, punishment
Definition: chastisement, punishment, torment, perhaps with the idea of deprivation.
Cognate: 2851 kólasis (from kolaphos, "a buffeting, a blow") – properly, punishment that "fits" (matches) the one punished (R. Trench); torment from living in the dread of upcoming judgment from shirking one's duty (cf. WS at 1 Jn 4:18).
Perfected love casts out tormenting fear (2851 /kólasis)
1 Jn 4:17,18: "17By this, love is perfected [brought to its higher stages] with us, so that we may continuously have confidence in the day of judgment; because as He is, so also are we in this world. 18There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment [2851 /kólasis, "torment"], and the one who fears is not perfected in love."
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2851: κόλασις
κόλασις, κολάσεως, ἡ (κολάζω), correction, punishment, penalty: Matthew 25:46; κόλασιν ἔχει,brings with it or has connected with it the thought of punishment, 1 John 4:18. (Ezekiel 14:3f, etc.; 2 Macc. 4:38; 4 Macc. 8:8; Wis. 11:14 Wis. 16:24, etc.; Plato, Aristotle, Diodorus 1, 77 (9); 4, 44 (3); Aelian v. h. 7, 15; others.)
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancepunishment, torment.
From kolazo; penal infliction -- punishment, torment.
see GREEK kolazo
Forms and Transliterationsκολασιν κόλασιν kolasin kólasin
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2851
κόλασιν — 2 Occ.
Matthew 25:46 N-AFS
GRK: οὗτοι εἰς κόλασιν αἰώνιον οἱ
NAS: into eternal punishment, but the righteous
KJV: everlasting punishment: but
INT: these into punishment eternal